July 2008 No. 65

Happenings

Student Teachers Learn from the Meranti Seed

Student teachers Ms Nurhayati Abdul Rahman and Mr Jose Paolo T Boquiren realised how much they could learn from an innocuous seed after embarking on the Meranti Project over the weekend of 17 March 2008 with 11 other Postgraduate Diploma in Education student teachers.

Visiting Professor Touches on School Leadership

The Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice was very privileged to play host to Honorary Professor Bill Mulford from the University of Tasmania from 9 to 20 March 2008.

Sounds of a Global City

Guitar enthusiast and second-year Diploma in Education student teacher, Mr Muhammad Dzuhri Bin Juniwan , recalls the euphoria upon receiving an SMS, which read "Congratulations! You’ve made it to FOTC!" The acronym stands for Frequency of the City, a programme which is airing over channel Arts Central in July 2008.

We Care for the Future, Too

Join us at the third NIE Director’s Race around the picturesque campus of Nanyang Technological University on 22 August 2008 evening while benefiting the Singapore Children’s Society! Make a difference today to those in need by registering or donating at www.DirectorRace.nie.edu.sg!

The Caring Teacher Awards

The seventh Caring Teacher Awards will be jointly organised by NIE and ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., with support from the Ministry of Education.

Calendar of Events

Math Educators Tour Chinese Cities on Research Exchange

A team comprising seven colleagues from NIE’s Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group and two officers from the Mathematics unit of the Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education visited the Chinese cities of Changchun and Beijing from 27 April to 2 May 2008.